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one thing we made very clear in that meeting, we are locked in tight on obama care. >> the president reiterated one more time tonight that he will not negotiate. >> they met. they left. they blame. the government shutdown in a depressing nutshell, no real progress as this man-made crisis enters day three. i still have to put food on the table. i still got to pay my bills. >> the government shutdown is costing residents across the country, even closing down agencies whose job it is to keep
you safe. good morning to you. welcome to "early start." we are happy you're with us, aren't we? >> so happy. i'm john berman. >> i'm zoraida sambolin. >> it is october 3rd, 2013, at 4:00 a.m. >> no break in the stalemate that has left the government closed. ea senior white house correspondent brianna keilar has the very latest. >> reporter: for the first time since the government shutdown, congressional leaders met face-to-face with president obama at the white house wednesday night. both sides emerging with no deal and no signs of progress to end the stalemate. >> the president reiterate one more time tonight that he will not negotiate. >> we are through playing these little games. >> reporter: republicans still demanding president obama xep a delay to his signature health care program. >> all we are asking for is a
discussion and fairness for the american people under obama care. >> am i exasperated, absolutely i am exasperated. >> reporter: if house republicans first agree to reopen the government for several weeks. >> we have a situation right now where if john boehner, the speaker of the house, puts a bill on the floor to reopen the government at current funding levels so that we can then negotiate on a real budget that allows us to stop governing from crisis-to-crisis, it would pass. >> reporter: the president is probably right. but that's not happening any time soon. instead house republicans held votes again on funding the government in a piecemeal way. the senate will surely reject. meanwhile, not far from the capital, the world war ii memorial operated by the largely
shurted national park system is a focus in this battle. rnc offering to pay to keep it open. >> our veterans deserve to see this memorial and we are willing to pay the bill. now it's up to the president to let them in. >> brianna keilar, cnn, washington. >> we are talking about the government workers hit by the shutdown but the impact really much more far reaching. take allen niceler. most cdc workers have been furloughed and he said they are not coming into his shop for lunch. >> i've cut back my staff sil significantly. the people here rely on the money. a lot of my staff have young children as well so it's making an immediate impact and it's very significant.
>> the cdc is worried about the shutdown on public health. the annual cdc flu program has been stopped and officials worry they may not be able to get ahead of the next major outbreak. >> it could be a huge opportunity for foreign spy agencies. that is according to the nation's director of national intelligence james clapper. with 70% of the cia and nsa work force furloughed now, clapper telling the u.s. senators this is a dream land for our add adversarie adversari adversaries. according to "the new york times" the sna conducted a secret pilot program in 2010 and 2011 into tracking the locations of american's cell phones. the director of national intelligence testifying the nsa never moved ahead with that
program. >> teblerror messages and slugg performance from the web sites plaguing the sign-up. the administration is blaming the problems on the initial rush. nearly 5 million visitors in the first 24 hours. but some of the health care field say they are still not sure who is signing up or what they are signing up for. the mission to destroy syria's chemical weapon stockpiles is not helped by the civil war there. intense clashes there in damascus on wednesday as weapons teams headed out for their first day of work in the country. a second group of inspectors are set to arrive in syria next week. new revelations this morning about the deadly attack on a shopping bhaul in nairobi, kenya. security cameras show there may have been as few as four armed gunmen behind that attack.
at least 67 people were killed and the somalia militant group al shabaab has claimed responsibility. >> putin has been nominated for the peace prize for the words of an activist group promoting settlement of all conflicts arising on the planet. that despite his government continuing to sell weapons to syria. the group behind the nomination says putin is more to serving than one peace prize winner and that would be president barack obama because they say putin has stead fastly avoided military operation. >> he is sweating indoors. what can you expect from the weather today? chad myers with that. good morning, everyone and good evening, hawaii. atlanta could see airport delays
and chicago thunderstorms popping up and minneapolis the same story and slight wind direction issue in dallas. a big snowstorm is developing for wyoming and south dakota. i know. it doesn't seem we should be talking about that but it is coming. there will be feet of snow in wyoming and get to that in a second. some of those could have some hail from chicago back down into central indiana and illinois. here's the snow event for the next couple of days. up to 20 inches above 5,000 feet and that is almost everybody out here. that is north of denver, northwest of denver and this is wyoming. stretching over parts of nebraska and also into south dakota. it's not heading to the south, it's going that way but still snow coming up to the ground and feet of it. 87 in miami for today. there will be some afternoon delays, especially with some chicago thunderstorms and also minneapolis, storms as well. something is developing in the
gulf of mexico and our indra petersons will have that next hour. meanwhile, look at something here. take a close look at this. what is that? >> big foot. >> exactly. could it be big foot? a group calling itself the sashswatch genome project. >> people can't find it and reminded to believe these things exist. >> this creates does not follow the general rule. it's very different. we think it is a human hybrid. >> we think it is a human hybrid. remember those words, folks. you heard it here first. the project has had had its, quote, research rebunked several times but the group is promising to keep up its work trying to prove that big foot is real.
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welcome back to "early start". it took five months and a jury has its say over who is responsible for michael jackson's death and rejecketing his mother's claim that a concert promoter was negligent in hiring his doctor. here is miguel marques. >> has the jury reached a verdict? >> reporter: this morning, the jury in the michael jackson wrongful death civil suit sinking in. >> we, of course, not happy with the result as it stands now. >> reporter: jurors speaking out. >> michael jackson was pretty used to getting his own way. >> reporter: aeg live may have hired dr. conrad murray but michael jackson was responsible for his own care. >> if anybody said no, he was out of the mix and they find somebody else. >> reporter: jackson's mother sought as much as $2 billion from the concert promoter from what they claim was the company's role of hiring and
supervising dr. conrad murray who was convicted in 2011. >> guilty of the crime of involuntary manslaughter. >> reporter: for administering a lethal doze of propofol to the star. jurors found dr. murray competent when aeg hired him. >> was dr. conrad murray unfit or incompetent to perform the work for which he was hired? answer, no. >> conrad murray was hired to be a general practitioner and maybe had the word ethical in the question, it could have been a different outcome. >> reporter: the jury deliberated 13 hours after sitting through five months of testimony and the presentation of thousands of documents. this much less publicized trial full of twists and turns including testimony from
katherine. parents hospitalized and still getting special treatment after a suicide attempt. miguel marquez, cnn, los angeles. >> our thanks to miguel. lawyers for boston marathon bombing suspect zokor tsarnaev is kept in total isolation and only out of his cell to meet for short periods. they say restriction is needed gause of tsarnaev's continued efforts to insight. authorities say 39-year-old zellco told the agents he had a bomb hidden inside his backpack but it turned out to be a hoax. the airport was evacuated nearly six hours. quite a mess. dozen of flights into and out of
jacksonville were delayed or diverted or canceled because of that security care. the death of "glee" star cory monteith death was due to a toxic combination of heroin and alcohol. they found a spoon with drug residue inside his room along with a used hyperacademic needle and found champagne glasses and bottles inside his room as well. he was only 31 years old. silk road that allegedly gave drug dealers to peddle cocaine and meth. a man was arrested in san francisco. he is also accused of using the site in connection with murder for hire schemes. alex rodriguez's representatives denying a report that says that the yankee third
baseman claims he was duped into taking performance-enhancing drugs believing they were legal substances. an arbitration panel is hearing rodriguez appeal of his 200-game suspension. lance armstrong olympic cycling medal is back with the olympic committee. back in january armstrong was stripped of his medal after admitting to doping. the committee says the return of armstrong's medal marks the end of a sad chapter. >> how do you really feel about all of this? >> if you cheat, you have to pay the piper. a rocker in prison for an infamous performance. she has been on a hunger strike saying she has been mistreated and wants to be held someplace else. phil black is live near the
prison. what is her complaint? >> reporter: she has a long list of complaints about what it is like in prison here. after assuming water for the ninth day she has suspended her strike but is said to be in serious condition in the prison medically fast behind me but says she will stop eating again if her demands are not met. convicted criminals are said to fear this place. it is grim. decaying. often intimidating. she was sent here a year ago for her part in this famous performance. it happened in moscow's main cathedral a protest against vladimir putin. the punishment was two years
prison. she has less than six months left on her sentence but on september 23rd, she declared the conditions to be intolerable and began a hunger strike. so it's been more than weeks since you've seen her? >> yeah. >> reporter: her husband said her condition deteriorated sharply when she was moved to a prison hospital facility. >> she has -- she did start getting complications because basically it was her ninth day of hunger strike. >> reporter: she described life in the camp in an open letter. 16-hour working days and little sleep or food. violence and cruelty. this video was recorded by human rights activist just two days into the hunger strike. she says women in the prison are forbidden from maintaining personal hygiene. her description of life on the other side of the barbed wire, it's all drawn comparisons to the notoriously brutal prison
camps of years ago. the officials here say she is lying. she believes every word because she says she has lived here too and she was convicted of embezzlement. it's like torture, she says. the system between the administration and the convicts is not just based on subordination but hue mamiliati and fear. she also went on a hunger strike after the authorities said she could no longer see her children. she says the physical pressure applied to make her quit was more difficult than the hunger. maria, another convicted member of pussy ride protested conditions in a different remote pretty much camp and she drew attention and won concessions.
now she hopes she has done the same. she wants to be transferred to a different prison and wants a full criminal investigation into all of the allegations she has made and wants assurances that none of her fellow inmates those who helped her will be punished or imprisoned in any way and otherwise, she will resume the hunger strike. >> is she scheduled to be released soon? i thought i read maybe in march? >> reporter: that's right, as early as march. lots of people wondering why she chose to do this now. she had the option of keeping her head down and essentially surviving and enduring the experience. her husband said she couldn't deal it any longer. she says the nature of the punishment that goes on there is often collective. if one prisoner is said to break the rules, a whole group of them are often punished as a result. >> phil black is live for us.
appreciate that report. >> sounds like quite an ordeal. >> she says she wants to stay there criminal that drl investigation is under way so see what happens there. the government shutdown doesn't seem like it's close to a resolution. another crisis is facing congress. it is fast approaching. "money time" is after the break. ] the best thing about this bar it's not a candy bar. 130 calories 7 grams of protein the fiber one caramel nut protein bar.
welcome back to "early start", everyone. it is "money time." >> we have an appropriate morning rhyme. i hope no children are up at 4:24, eastern time. but a problem with you and me reading this tweet, contact berman because he made me do it. it has #dear congress. why are you jack holes wasting time and doing it all on american's dime? >> my dime is a great rhyme.
i want to you focus on there right there. >> you have to answer. what is going on? what is going on? let's get to it. crisis in congress?he next because that is what is happening and what we are getting close to. we are getting close to settling this budget fiasco we have and the debt ceiling deadline is around the corner. if congress doesn't raise the debt ceiling by august 17th, the treasury department won't be able to borrow and really only two sources of money to pay those bills. the estimated $30 billion of cash on hand and whatever daily revenue that comes in and we haven't seen any signs that congress can agree on anything, so stand by. that clock is ticking. it seems like summer just ended and we are talking about the holidays. p.s., i've already started my christmas cards. the national retail federation says it expects sales in november and december to increase by about 4% so that is about a half percent better than
yesterday and higher than the average holiday sales growth but holiday sales could be affected by congress does or what it doesn't do in the next 45 days. >> explode the economy with the debt ceiling. >> all over. who knows. it could be a big dent there, right? i do have some positive news i want to leave you guys with. a starbucks will sell its braille gift cards year-round. the card was introduced in 2011. it was previously only available in limited runs during october. this is disability employment awareness month. starbucks was asked to offer the card year-round by a daughter's mother because her daughter appreciated the feeling it gives her. one other piece of news here. actually next week is national braille week. >> wonderful. i love ending on positive news. can you do that every day for us? >> i'm going to try. >> you really started writing
your christmas cards? >> i really have. >> goodness gracious, girl. >> look at my facebook and my wets. 80 gifts already waped. >> you are appreciated. >> i want to follow in her footsteps. coming up. >> if they don't make this budget and get it together, we're the ones who are going to suffer and our children are going to be the ones who are, you know, be without. >> so this may make you really mad. the government shutdown shutting down classrooms for those who need it the most. the affects are felt across the country. that is coming up next. female announcer: save up to 35%
we have asked congress to sit down and try to resolve our differences. they will not negotiate. >> i said, fine, we will go to conference. all we want you to do is open the government. >> gridlock governs in washington as day three of the government shutdown begins. >> a blink to poke their eyes out. eight people dead after their church bus crashes on the
freeway. >> that is horrible. >> what caused this awful accident. is your girlfriend still on fire? >> no. >> no? okay. is your -- still on vehicle still on fire? >> it's hilarious. >> a frantic 911 car when flames erupt inside his car. the girlfriend was on fire! the response from the 911 operator, laughter. there is much more of that so stay tuned. >> 31 minutes past the hour. >> welcome back to "early start." washington's shutdown day three and anger growing among those out of work with and protesting their furlough by the government and anger towards those and from those in government who are supposed to
be figuring this whole thing out and getting paid, by the way, right now. congressional leaders meeting at the white house with president obama but did they find a solution? no. just more blame and more of the stalemate. >> i would hope that the president and my democrat colleagues from the senate would listen to the american people and sit down and have a serious discussion about resolving these differences. >> if john boehner, the speaker of the house, puts a bill on the floor to reopen the government at current funding levels so that we can then negotiate on a real budget that allows us to stop governing from crisis-to-crisis, it would pass. >> so what the house is doing right now working to pass piecemeal funding measures the senate has no plans to consider. many services are on hold and many working without pay. >> they are the greatest generation. a group of world war ii veterans
are showing the shutdown is not going to stop them. the memorial in washington is under lock and key like the rest of them are, but so-called honor flights are pouring into the capital. hundreds of veterans flooding past the blockade for a second day now. remembering their fight for our freedom. eugene decker is a marine who fought for us. >> i just want to see what it looked like. i'm glad they don't have the boys' names up there because i lost an awful lot of good men. when we entered the islands, the japs wanted us but i would do it again if i was able. >> the national park service says a memorial is officially closed but they will not deny access to veterans who want to see it in person. another casualty of the government shutdown, headstart
facilities that provide a handup for low income families in cities across the country. >> reporter: this is a head-start center that provides 135 children from low income families. the 3 to 5-year-olds get meals and education and health care. the facility's funding ran out tuesday and supplemental funding runs out friday. after that, the doors shut here and at 16 centers run by mid florida community services in two other counties. >> that means 924 children in three counties here in florida will not get to attend head-start and that means 215 staff members will not have a job after friday. >> if they don't make this budget and get it together, we're the ones who are going to suffer and our children are going to be the ones who are going to, you know, be without food, be without education.
>> reporter: quite a few head start centers around the state had letter end dates for their federal dollars or other revenue sources. they are still open, for now. >> our thanks to john zarrella for that. >> those are the kids that need the most and studies show that early head start is so important for those children. morning today. the members of a church group and two others killed in a horrific crash. this was on a tennessee highway. a bus carrying mostly seniors were returning from a conference in gatlenburg, tennessee. it blew a tire and it crossed the media and slammed no a tractor-trailer and suv. the tractor-trailer burst into flames. investigators say they are not jumping to any conclusions. >> make sure the brake mechanisms if at all possible if this crash will permit that investigation to take place we will take a look at the braking system and make sure that the bus was functioning properly.
we also look to see if there is any possible -- any possible other mechanical failures that could have led to this incident. >> it's just awful. in total, eight people died. six on the bus and two in other vehicles. more than a dozen people were injured there. new developments in that frightening incident caught on camera here in new york city. charges have now been dropped against one of the motorcyclists accused of an assault on an suv on a busy new york street. the second biker, christopher cruz is now out on bond. a hundred bikers gathered outside of a hospital on wednesday in support of a rider hit by the suv as it tried to get away. edwin mieses is in a medically induced coma and paralyzed right now. some of the motorcyclists insist it was the suv driver who was wrong. >> i was behind the car. so i saw when he hit the person and everybody, you know, they err telling him slow down, stop.
that people were actually telling him. nobody was being -- until he ran people over. out of panic, out of what? nobody was being -- with him. when you hit someone, you're supposed to stop and that is the law. he did not do that. >> investigators are asking public for help identifying other people involved, putting out these pictures. the driver of the suv has been identified as alexian lien. he was dragged from the vehicle and his wife and 2-year-old daughter were inside. he was beaten. crews were able to rescue two hikers missing along the pacific crest trail in washington state after a snowfall stranded them. but two have not been found. one searcher who had gone looking for the hikers was grateful to have been found but really worried about the others.
>> it was a good feeling. it was a relief because i was worried about their condition. i hope they stay dry, get a good shelter, and last. >> reporter: the weather in the area is expected to be a little better today, allowing for a more steextensive search by air. they are trying to ping the hikers phones and hoping to find them. >> this man committed murder in new york. the watershed case made national headlines at the time and last year, when police got a tip about hernandez. police say he admitted to sufficient oocating the boy andg etan's body in a trash bag. jerry sandusky's bid for a new trial denied. a three-judge panel deciding unanimously no mistakes were made during his trial last year. the former penn state assistant
football coach was convict of 45 counts of sexual abuse of ten boys. he is serving 30 to 60 years in prison. sandusky's defense says it plans to ask the state supreme court to now review the case. a southwest airlines pilot is out of a job after a dangerous hard landing back in july. the airline firing the captain who took the controls from his co-pilot just seconds before the boeing 737 sat down nose-first on a runway at new york's laguardia airport. the landing gear shattered and the plane skidded down the runway jurg several passengers. the official investigation into the crash is still snoongoing. >> a shocking find for police in warwick, rhode island. inside a two bedroom apartment a three-foot alligator in the bathtub and 13 snakes some up to 12 feet long. police say they were part of a
couple's extensive reptile collection. authorities are trying to find a proper home for those exotic animals in the bathtub. >> chad myers has an early look at our weather. nice weather for you out there today. and chicago thunderstorms popping up and minneapolis the same story and slight wind direction issue in dallas. nod not too bad, though. a big snowstorm is developing for wyoming and south dakota. i know. it doesn't seem we should be talking about that but it is coming. there will be feet of snow in wyoming and get to that in a second. heavy rain across the gulf coast today. a couple of showers and storms. some of those could have some hail from chicago back down into central indiana and illinois. here's the snow event for the next couple of days.
up to 20 inches above 5,000 feet and that is almost everybody out here. that is north of denver, northwest of denver and this is wyoming. stretching over parts of nebraska and also into south dakota. it's not heading to the south, it's going that way but still snow coming up to the ground and feet of it. 83 atlanta and 86 new orleans. 87 in miami for today. there will be some afternoon delays, especially with some chicago thunderstorms and also minneapolis, storms as well. something is developing in the gulf of mexico and our indra petersons will have that next hour. guys? >> our thanks to chad for that. if you've ever had to call 911, there are certain things you expect to happen. the dispatcher taking down your information and sending police or fire quickly. probably not what one arizona man experienced when he called to report his car and his girlfriend were on fire. take a listen. >> is your girlfriend still on fire?
>> no. >> no? okay. is your vehicle still on fire? >> it's hilarious, huh? >> sir, is your vehicle still on fire? >> i just heard you smirking. it's not funny at all. >> it wasn't regarding that, okay? >> i just heard you laugh. >> you're calling for help. you shouldn't be laughed at. >> i can understand why the caller was upset with that. i would be too. >> police say they are investigating the incident here in that the dispatcher, that clearly was not supposed to happen. important to note, police insist the response time was not affected and help got out to the people who needed it quickly. >> strange story. >> people laughing at you when you're calling in for an imagine? >> and saying somebody is on fire. >> i would kind of go nuts. >> yeah. coming up. >> this is a potential life saving drug and to be told it's going to be postponed because a decision hasn't been made and
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interviews. if it seems like a whole lot of nothing is happening in washington right now, because there is a lot of nothing happening in washington right now. >> erin burnett asking senator rand paul, how do we get out of this mess? >> here is the problem, erin. this is why government is so messed up. people are like why is government going to shut down? it's going shut down for precisely one reason not doing appropriations bill. we had 12 appropriations bill. had harry reid done his job and brought them to the floor and passed them and no government to be shutdown. that is the way it works. we went to conference committee. they are in transjent is keeping the government shutdown. we are offering to fund more of the government. do you realize that 85% of government is running right now? only 15% of government spending is shutting down and we are
trying to encourage the passage of more of the spending and they are vetoing any more spending bills to try to open up government. we are trying to open up government as they say we won't negotiate, i think that is an untenable position. >> while washington squabbles, real people suffer. anderson cooper spoke with michelle langdon. she has a rare form of cancer and the shutdown means for her a matter of life and death. >> you've been waiting to become a part of this clinical trel and now because of the shutdown the approval process has been put on hold, is that right? >> that's correct. >> how long have you been waiting to get in? >> i've been waiting for probably a couple of weeks now. and i have actually just found this clinical trial and it was rather exciting to find there aren't many treatment options that are out there that are approved at this point, so i found it and i made contact and they were able to get back with me very quickly.
they had just begun the process of evaluating my records that were sent in when i was told that the shutdown was going to happen. >> what went through your mind when the person in the nih told you it would all be put on hold? >> so many emotions. i was upset and frustrated. this is a potential life saving drug and to be told that it's going to be postponed because a decision hasn't been made and the shutdown occurred was rather upsetting. >> on piers morgan, the financial consequences. piers spoke with mike burke who runs a statue of liberty cruise and is feeling the economic pinch after the closure of the national parks. >> it's just as outrageous for us, mr. morgan, coming on the heels of eight months of closure after sandy, only to reopen the statue of liberty on july fourth, we were in a pretty good economic hold to begin with. ellis island has yet to reopen prior to this closure. we are hopeful for october 28th,
which is the statue's birthday, if you will, anniversary. so, at this point, we are down to -- we would be lucky to break even had this not happened. but now it would seem impossible. we will be 50% to 60% down each day and maybe more in revenue and at this point we have not laid off any employees but, you know, as weeks go by, we will have to certainly make adjustments as we did during sandy. >> unlike people who get furloughed who work for the government, you have no hope of getting any of that money back. it's a straight write-off, right? >> is there no recovery of our revenue and no recovery of the employees' lost wages. it's a total loss. >> people are being hurt here. >> i have nothing to say. >> day three. >> i am speechless. unbelievable. >> 49 minutes after the hour. coming up, if you had to go to bed early and did not find out who won the american league wild card game between the tampa bay rays and the indians, we will tell you. andy scholes is coming up next
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so the government shutdown will not keep the service academy from hitting the field this weekend. >> good morning, andy. >> air force and navy and army and boston college the two games that were in jeopardy because of the government shutdown. but after laying out plans outlining how they would not use government funds to travel to the game, the service academies were given the go ahead to play the games. revenue from football also funds navy's 32 other sports teams. while football will go on, right now it's unclear any of
the service academy other teams will be allowed to play this weekend. rays and indians were squaring off winner take all. delmon young has a towering solo home run and all of the rays would need. tampa bay wins it 4-0 and shut out cleveland indians and they advance to play the boston red sox in the divisional series. the playoffs will continue tonight on our sister network tbs. st. louis cardinals host pittsburgh pirates in game one of their five-game series. first pitch at 5:00 p.m. eastern. that is followed by game one between the dodgers and the braves at 8:30. top stories on bleacherer report.com is about donte' whitner who wants to legally change his name to hitner. he got permission from his mom before his lawyer filed paper work in ohio to formally remove the "w" from his last name. he is known as a big hitter and
fined $21,000 for leveling rams wide receiver. guys, he wants to have this happen by sunday's game so his his jersey will read hitner. the kicker if he changes his name during the season he is required to purchase all of the merchandise that has his other last name so a very expensive chain. >> it sounds very fair. he must really want to do this then. >> bermanator but i have to pay for all of the stuff on the screen. >> a lot of racks out there with the jersey's name of berm-nator on it! we tackled your shoulde. you make him rookie of the year. we took care of your cold symptoms.
singer and actress needs to stop allowing the music business to exploit her and urging cyrus to stop. and saying she needs to care for herself and should be protected because she is a precious young lady. >> stop being so successful and wildly popular whatever you do. >> mother's allegation that his real father might be frank sinatra. the 25 writing in a tweet we probably are all frank sinatra's son. mia farrow said she and sinatra never split up at the time of ronan's birth. associated press saying the article is fictitious and absurd. you make the call, folks.
"early start" continues right now. one thing we made very clear in that meeting, we are locked in tight on obama care. >> the president reiterated one more time tonight that he will not negotiate. >> it's day three of the government shutdown. no end in sight. washington grid locked. leaders from both political parties refuse to make a deal. i still have to put food on the table. i still got to pay my bills. >> this is costing you. the shutdown is costing residents all across the country, even closing down agency's whose job it is to keep you safe. >> that is scary. >> very scary. welcome to "early start." i'm john berman. >> i'm zoraida sambolin. it is thursday, october 3rd. 5:00 a.m. in the east. shutdown day three and miracle of miracles, they had a conversation! they talked! with our economy hanging in the balance with the recovery at stake and with most americans
frustrated beyond belief, the nation's leaders actually got into a room and had a discussion. didn't go anywhere but, at this point, maybe we should take anything we can get. senior white house correspondent brianna keilar begins our discussion. >> reporter: for the first time since the government shutdown, congressional leaders met face-to-face with president obama at the white house wednesday night. both sides emerging with no deal and no signs of progress to end the stalemate. >> the president reiterated one more time tonight that he will not negotiate. >> we are through playing these little games. >> reporter: republicans still demanding president obama accept a delay to his signature health care program. >> all we are asking for is a discussion and fairness for the american people under obama care. asperated, absolutely i am exasperated. >> reporter: in an interview with cnbc, the president reiterated he won't give in on obama care but will negotiate on
some issues, if house republicans first agree to reopen the government for several weeks. >> we have a situation right now where if john boehner, the speaker of the house, puts a bill on the floor to reopen the government at current funding levels so that we can then negotiate on a real budget that allows us to stop governing from crisis-to-crisis, it would pass. >> reporter: the president is probably right. but that's not happening any time soon. instead, house republicans held votes again on funding the government in a piecemeal way. the senate will surely reject. meanwhile, not far from the capitol, the world war ii memorial operated by the largely shuttered national park system has become a proxy in this battle. for the world war ii vets showing up at the memory i can't go, the ry, this offering to pay to keep it open. >> our veterans deserve to see this memorial and we are willing to pay the bill.
now it's up to the president to let them in. >> brianna keilar, cnn, washington. we should tell you the national park service has now announced it will not stop veterans visiting that memorial, despite the shutdown. this shutdown is having a pronounced impact on thousands of government workers and many are off the job. others are not getting paid. that impact is spilling over onto those whose livelyhoods rely on those workers. one is allen niceler. he manageses a sand wish shop near the cdc facility in atlanta. since they are furloughed, they are not coming into his shop. he spoke to cnn. >> i've cut back my staff significantly. the people here rely on the money. a lot of my staff have young children as well so it's making an immediate impact and it's very significant. >> the shutdown is hitting the cdc pretty hard. its annual flu program has been
stopped. with so many of its experts now off duty, officials worry they may not be able to get ahead of the next major outbreak. day two of obama care was hit by many of the problems as the first day. the insurance exchange website has had all kind of technical glitches. good news nearly 5 million people flocked there in the first 24 hours. the bad news nobody is quite sure how many have signed up or for what. at least there's still six more months to sign up for coverage. a dream land of opportunity for foreign spy agencies. that is how the nation's director of national intelligence, james clapper, describes the impact of the government shutdown. with 70% of the work force furloughed now, clapper telling the u.s. senators this is a big opportunity for counterinsurgency. they are being eroded more and
more each day as the shutdown continues. according to "the new york times" it was designed to track the location of americans cell phones and worked by tapping into data from cell phone towers. it was operation agriculture in 2010 and 2011. the director of the national intelligence telling the senate that the nsa never moved forward with the operation after that. weapons teams are back at it again in syria today. they are trying to find catalog and destroy that country's chemical weapons stockpiles but the civil war is not helping them. there were intense clashes between the opposition and assad forces near damascus just as the team headed out for its first day of work. there may have been many fewer gunmen on a shopping attack on a shopping mall in nairobi, kenya. it shows that as few as four took part in the attack. 60 people were killed and al shabaab has claimed
responsibility on the attack. an activist group is pushing for vladimir putin to have a nobel peace prize as well. the group says putin, despite his backing of the assad regime in syria, works to promote, quote, settlement of all conflicts arising on the planet and says putin is more deserving than president obama because putin they say has steadfastly video military intervention overseas. a quick check of the weather. indra petersons is here with that. >> there are changes as we get closer to the weekend. >> just focus on today. >> block the next two days. don't look at them. still warm out there and temperatures 10 to 15 degrees above normal. you can see we are going to stay warm but notice i try to put clouds to show you in each city we are going to start the rain. something is making its way across the midwest and kind of
maybe making its way around to the great lakes. we will start to see some showers in the area and even a chance for severe weather. so you want to watch right around pretty much iowa and nebraska for severe weather with this one. then it's going to make its way farther so as we go into tomorrow the northeast will start to get some showers. not a huge rainmaker by the time it makes its way to the northeast. pretty light out there, maybe an inch or so. i think the big story still is going to be what is going on in the pacific northwest. there is a big storm out there that is a snow maker by the time it makes its way to the midwest by friday we are talking about severe weather as well. it's behind this that will change a lot. >> forewarned is always good. thank you, indra. this next store will require your complete attention. come over and sit down and you need a good eye as well. could that be big foot? >> definitely. >> new images from a group calling itself the sasquatch
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>> we, of course, are not happy with the result as it stands now. >> reporter: jurors speaking out. >> michael jackson was pretty used to getting his own way. >> reporter: aeg live may have hired dr. conrad murray, but michael jackson was responsible for his own care. >> if anybody said no, well, they were out of the mix and he finds somebody else. >> reporter: jackson's mother and children sought as much as $2 billion from the concert promoter from what they claim was the company's role of hiring and supervising dr. conrad murray, who was convicted in 2011. >> guilty of the crime of involuntary manslaughter. >> reporter: for administering a fatal dose of the surgical anesthetic of the dose of propofol to the star. jurors found dr. murray competent when aeg hired him. >> was dr. conrad murray unfit or incompetent to perform the work for which he was hired?
answer, no. >> conrad murray was hired to be a general practitioner, and maybe had the word ethical been in the question, it could have been a different outcome. >> reporter: the jury deliberated 13 hours after sitting through five months of testimony and the presentation of thousands of documents. this much less publicized trial full of twists and turns, including testimony from jackson's crying mother katherine and his children and mother of the children, debbie rowe. parents hospitalized and still getting special treatment after a suicide attempt. miguel marquez, cnn, los angeles. >> our thanks to miguel. lawyers for boston marathon bombing suspect dzhokhar sar -- tsarnaev is kept in total isolation and only out of his cell to meet for short periods.
they say restriction is needed gause of tsarnaev's continued desire to incite. the threat that shutdown jacksonville's airport for hours turned out to be a hoax. authorities say 39-year-old zellco told the agents he had a bomb hidden inside his backpack as he passed through airport security. the airport was evacuated nearly six hours. dozen of flights into and out of jacksonville were either delayed or diverted or canceled because of that security care. it was an accident. coroner in british columbia releasing the final report of on the death of "glee" star cory monteith death that was due to a toxic combination of heroin and alcohol. they found a spoon with drug residue inside his room along with a used hyperdermic needle
and found multiple shame glasses and bottles inside his room as well. he was only 31 years old. silk road that allegedly gave drug tlers -- dealers around the world to peddle cocaine and meth. the man went by the name dead pirate roberts. a man was arrested in san francisco. he is also accused of using the site in connection with murder for hire schemes. alex rodriguez not playing baseball, no. alex rodriguez's representatives denying a report that says that the yankee third baseman claims he was duped bit head of the biogenesis lab into taking performance-enhancing drugs believing they were legal substances.
lance armstrong olympic cycling medal is back with the olympic committee. back in january armstrong was stripped of his medal after admitting to doping. >> he gave back the bronze medal and all of his tour de france titles if you're keeping track at home. a u.s. similar example night the same thing as the royal baby. i should downplay expectations here. chelsea clinton saying she may be close to adding to her famous family. here is erin mcpike. >> reporter: hillary clinton may finally be getting what she has long hoped for. no, we aren't talking about the white house. >> i'm looking forward to this next chapter in my life, whatever it is. before you leave! before you leave. be subtle, but persistent about this. >> reporter: ask and you shall receive. appearing in the november issue of "glamour" magazine, chelsea clinton said she and her husband
want, god willing, to start a family. we decided we would make 2014 the year of the baby. she joked, call my mother and tell her that. she asks us about it every single day. bill clinton told cbs last month he thinks his wife would prefer the title grandmother to president. >> my goal is to live to be a grandfather. >> reporter: clinton sources say the once and maybe future first daughter is not expecting yet, but once she is, expect royal baby fever here in america. >> i had very much led a deliberately private life now and now i'm attempting to lead a purposely public life. >> reporter: she runs the foundation she shares with her parents and is even thinking about running for office. >> i thought i could make more of a difference in the public sector or if i didn't like how my city or my fascinate was being run, you have to ask and answer that question. >> reporter: but, for now. >> i'm deeply grateful for my life now. i love my life.
>> reporter: she may be adding to it very soon. aaron mcpike, cnn, washington. >> we wish that young couple the best of luck. there is nothing worse than grandparents or family members or anyone asking you, what are you having a baby? >> 2014 is the year of the baby, she is going to be hounded! >> no one needs that kind of pressure. >> oh, my goodness. coming up the shutdown, forcing thousands of government workers out of their jobs and there are new warnings of more furloughs to come in the private sector. "money time" is headed your way next. ♪ [ crashing ] [ male announcer ] when your favorite food starts a fight, fight back fast with tums. heartburn relief that neutralizes acid on contact and goes to work in seconds. ♪ tum, tum tum tum tums! waiting for your wrinkle cream to work? clinically proven neutrogena® rapid wrinkle repair. it targets fine lines and wrinkles with the fastest retinol formula available.
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>> it is. christine romans is here with the great news about our money. >> oh, the debt ceiling can't hold us! good morning. look. only one story that matters to your 401(k) right now and it's washington, the shutdown, the debt ceiling. 800,000 federal workers stay home today. we are trying to grow jobs and your congress sends 800,000 people home without paychecks. it's crazy time. not money time. crazy time. there was a meeting between the key players. they are meeting. none of this is good for stocks right now. at one point the dow fell 134 points. the eighth loss in the last ten trading sessions. nasdaq and s&p closed lower. companies that rely on military contracts for most of their
revenue, lockheed martin and united technologies and others closing with losses. the shutdown quickly making its way to the factory floor. 2,000 workers of united will be furloughed likely next week. they make the blackhawk helicopter. it could reach to 5,000 if the shutdown goes into next month. government inspectors are furloughed. you got to have these government watch dogs basically there on the factory floor and they went home without pay. remember when the president called these guys fat cat bankers? now they are in washington and on the same page with the president. more than a dozen wall street bank chiefs warning the white house wednesday a shutdown could do serious damage to the economy. a debt ceiling crisis might killed it and met with the president what they need is a budget pass defaulting and not paying all of its bills.
>> there is a precedent for a government shutdown. there is no precedent for a default. we are the most important in the world and payments have to go out to people. if money doesn't flow in, then money doesn't flow out. >> it's real simple. you got to pay your bills. american has paid its bills on time every time for a very long time. that is why we are the center of the global financial complex. blankfein said they should not fail on its obligation to repay its debt as a weapon. it's really, really interests and scary where we are right now that we could consider not paying our bills. >> can we have that sound effect of how excited you were that they had a meeting? >> woo-hoo! >> you got a great year. why would you keep buying stocks as you watch what is happening in washington?
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>> shutdown, shame. bickering in washington suffering in america. this morning, the latest developments and the latest outrage. a deadly crash killing six members of a north carolina church. 14 others were injured. what caused this catastrophe. >> doctor no more in this world but i'm not responsible, amanda and i had nothing to do with this crime. >> the man that italian police killed along with amanda knox open up as the pair are tried for murder again. welcome back to "early start." we are happy you're with us. i'm zoraida sambolin. >> i'm john berman. 30 minutes past the hour now. day three of the shutdown and thousands of government workers are out of work. they have been furloughed and many protesting saying they want to get back to their jobs. they need to get back to their jobs. as for the leaders who are
supposed to be solving all of this, no sign of that mapping the heads of the senate and house got together at the white house meeting with president obama, but at least one called it unproductive. neither side is budging. >> i would hope that the president and my democrat colleagues from the senate would listen to the american people and sit down and have a serious discussion about resolving these differences. >> if john boehner, the speaker of the house, puts a bill on the floor to reopen the government at current funding levels, so that we can then negotiate on a real budget that allows us to stop governing from crisis-to-crisis, it would pass. >> the house has been working to pass piecemeal funding pressures to keep the national parks and national institutes of health open but the senate says it has no plan to consider those bills. at the center of this entire battle maybe the man who could end it if he wanted to may be the man you heard from, john
boehner. his constituents in ohio have their own opinion of the job he is doing. here is joe johns. >> reporter: this is where john boehner came from, working class cincinnati. he has been in congress since 1990 and now at a pivotal moment in washington and in a bitter battle over obama care. house speaker john boehner has a 48% unfavorable rating which is an all-time high in cnn polling. >> nobody knows what the rules are. >> reporter: andy's cafe, which boehner's family owned, the shutdown was no big deal, though growth and bureaucracy is still an issue. when i asked jim griger, he wouldn't say if he was with boehner and the tea party. >> the government is big and they reduced the size of the government. however you want to take that, you take it that way. >> reporter: in boehner's district, they were more blunt about it. >> when john boehner lived here, he gave the message he was
completely for the people, the citizens of the country. since he has been in washington, i don't know. it just seems like some times he goes completely the other direction and sometimes he stays with us. >> reporter: so what makes boehner tick? he comes from a catholic family of nine boys and two girls, went to moeller high school. a linebacker at one of the famous football schools in the state. his coach is a legend in ohio who went on to lead the notre dame fighting irish. faust told me i never found a better team player. he always put his teammates ahead of him and insisted driving when hurt. >> we have seen john come back from trouble many, many times. he keeps chugging at it. he's a team builder and because he is an eternal optimist, i think he can get up every day and go back to work in a very, very difficult circumstance. >> reporter: for boehner's constituents, the question is what he stands to gain in the
shutdown. >> now did it back in '96 is when they reopened, you know? didn't improve anything or do anything else. they are back in the same mess right now. >> reporter: john boehner comes from one of the most republican districts in the state of ohio so there are people here willing to give him the benefit of the doubt but republicans and democrats alike who are truly annoyed with both parties in washington and that includes the speaker of the house. joe johns, cnn, near cincinnati, ohio. a hors terrific trash on a tennessee highway and eight are dead this morning. this is unreal. a church bus carrying mostly seniors was returning from a conference in tennessee. it apparently blew a tire on interstate 40 and went over the media and slammed into a tractor-trailer and a suv.
>> they will make sure if at all possible this crash will permit this to take place, we will look at the braking system and make sure that the bus was functioning properly. we also look to see if there is any possible -- any possible other mechanical failures that could have led to this incident. >> six of those killed were on the bus. two were in the other vehicles. more than a dozen people were injured as well. new developments this morning in a different frightening incident that was all caught on camera. charges dropped against one of the motorcyclists accused in an assault on an suv on a busy new york street. the second biker christopher cruz arraigned on reckless driving charges and now out on bond. a hundred bikers gathered outside a hospital on wednesday in support of a rider hit by the suv as it tried to get away. edwin mieses is in a medically induced coma and paralyzed right now. some of the motorcyclists insist it was the suv driver who was in the wrong here. >> i was behind the car.
so i saw when he hit the person and everybody, you know, they were telling him, slow down, stop. that people were actually telling him. nobody was being -- until he ran people over. out of panic, out of what? nobody was being aggressive with him. when you hit someone, you're supposed to stop and that is the law. he did not do that. >> investigators are asking public for help identifying other people involved, putting out these pictures. the driver of the suv has been identified as alexian lien. he was dragged from the vehicle and his wife and 2-year-old daughter were inside the vehicle. he was beaten. dr. dobbins is out on bond after pleading not guilty to endaengment charges in kentucky. david collar says he was heading home when he noticed an erratic driver and took out a camera to
record the license plate. that is when dobbins is seen apparently, you're looking at it right there, pulling out a gun and aiming at him. >> a terrifying sight right there. air search for two missing hikers in the southwest part of washington state. crews able to rescue two other hikers missing along the pacific crest trail after a massive snowfall on monday stranded them. alejandro wilson and christopher zitowitc have not been found. others have been located but they are consent at any rating on the others. easement it was a good feeling. it was a relief. i was worried about their condition. i hope they stay dry and get a good shelter and last out. >> he is concerned for the others. the weather in the area is expected to be better today, allowing for more extensive search by air. authorities say they are trying to ping the missing hiker's phones in an effort to find them. >> i hope that works. a judge says no to a
confessed child murderer getting out of jail. he was arrested in 2012 after a tip led police to him for killing etan patz. hernandez's attorneys said getting to was taking too long. the judge ruled the 52-year-old should remain behind bars. >> in new trial for jerry sandusky. a three-judge panel deciding unanimously no mistakes were made during his trial last year. the former penn state assistant football coach was convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse of ten boys. he is serving 30 to 60 years in prison. sandusky's defense says it plans to ask the state supreme court now to review the case. for the first time in more than five months, a grand jury investigating a notorious ohio rape plans to meet again. this is a says of a 16-year-old
girl raped in steubenville. they are looking for into coaches or school administrators or other adults knew of allegations the girl had been raped by two football players and failed to report it to authorities. a under the terms of the deal, hunt would be sentenced to four months in jail and two years of house aarrest with a electronic monitoring and nine months of monitored probation after that. hunt refused at least two other plea deals. a man in custody after leading police on a wild high-speed chase in california. . started near woodland hills and back to the side streets. the chase ended after 30 miles in east los angeles when the man ditched the motorcycle. he was obscured from helicopter view by trees but a person
matching his vings was seen at a nearby auto parts store and he was eventually arrested. take a look at a sight here you did not see every day. that is an alligator in the bathtub. what is it doing there? >> hanging out. >> just one of the surprises police found in an apartment in rhode island. 13 snakes, some 12 feet long, were also part of a couple's extensive reptile collection. local animal control official are trying to find a proper home for these exotic answers. my sense is the bathroom is not the proper home. >> somebody mentioned what if you're visiting them and you have to go to the restroom? and you end up seeing that in the bathtub? the police were there because of a domestic dispute. so that is what they found when they entered. >> crocodiles and alligators breaks up a marriage every time. >> i would say that. imagine that, indra? you go the use the bathroom and
an alligator is in the tub. >> there are something western monitoring in the tropics. 80% chance we could see what is here in the caribbean develop into karen. it takes the weather models and see where they are going to go and what they are thinking. some through this area. now we are getting a lot more consensus if it develops what direction it will go. let's take a look at the models and show you this is the european model and looks like around new orleans and biloxi. like a saturday night landfall. right now a weak tropical storm or strong depression so the current thinking. the biggest thing is strong winds and heavy rain. we are talking about right around the gulf probably 4 inches and taper off as it makes its higher into arkansas. otherwise, northeast beautiful. looking at temperatures staying warm and everything is beautiful out there. rain chances by overnight tonight in through tomorrow so we will watch out for that.
>> i know berman is concerned about that. he has to cut his lawn and trying to figure out when he need to do that. >> rain for the lawn. >> i try to pay close attention when you're not distracti ining. it's important. >> wow. >> indra, thank you very much. we do appreciate it. this is very, very cool and very, very old. not talking about zoraida. >> what? >> a crew working on an oil pipeline in alberta, canada. not sure what kind of dinosaur or how old it was. that is cool. found seven feet below the ground. paleontologists are working to see if there are any other fossils up there. look at that. such good condition! coming up, once cleared of murder, but now back on trial. amanda knox's ex-boyfriend on the record about the woman they
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45 minutes past of the hour. we are hearing this morning of the ex-boyfriend of amanda n knox. the pair are back on trial in this case. sollecito tells piers morgan the facts show the two of them had nothing to do with the murder. >> me and amanda are innocent. what the -- i don't know what is going on in the mind of the judges and i just think that in the italian system, there's something really wrong in the way -- in the rules that they -- sometimes they are not respected. >> listen to something else he says. he doesn't blame knox for getting caught up in this murder case but he wishes he had never met them.
>> i'm sure they both wish they had never gotten caught up in this whole thing. kate baldwin and chris quo kno -- cuomo, what is coming up on "new day." >> there intrigue going on here that within the gop, there is this small group. why would a small group of consecutives have such an influence if they are only a small group. a member of the committee will give insight why so much strength in the republican party coming from a short number of congress members. we are going to get into that. we also will be covering the growing controversy surrounding that terrifying incident between a group of motorcyclists and an suv. one rider, one of the motorcyclists is facing charges. another is still in a coma but we have new images that give us a little more insight into what happened when the video stopped.
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so the government shutdown will not keep the service academies hitting the field this weekend. it was announced the football games will go on as schedule. >> that is good news. andy scholes joins us now with this morning's "bleacher report." two games were in jeopardy because of the government shutdown but after submitting plans they would not use federal
funds to travel to the games the service academies were given the go ahead to play this weekend. the navy's athletic director says this weekend's game would bring in $4 million and not playing the game would be devastating for the navy. air force and navy have played every year since 1972. this year's game is another sellout and it will be televised nationally on cbs. rays and indians squaring off in the winner to go on. delmon young has a towering home run and all they would need. alex cobb and a trio of relievers shut out cleveland and they advance to play john berman's boston red sox in the divisional series. playoffs roll on tonight on tbs. st. louis cardinals host pittsburgh pirates in game one of their five-game series and first pitch at 5:00 eastern and followed by the dodgers and braves at 8:30. dodgers part owner magic johnson has been a big part of the
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happen by sunday's game so his jersey will read hitner. the kicker if he changes his name during the season he is required to purchase all of the merchandise that has whitner on it. this could get crazy. >> i can't imagine magic johnson in speedos. >> let's hope the dodgers don't win for that reason. >> let's hope the dodgers do win for that reason! >> thank you so much, andy. we will see you soon. we will be right back. the day we rescued riley was a truly amazing day. he was a matted mess in a small cage. so that was our first task, was getting him to wellness. without angie's list, i don't know if we could have found all the services we needed for our riley.
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>> thank you for reminding me. happy thursday. take it away, chris and kate. >> we will see you later. >> are you ready to start your new day? of course, you are. let's go. a simple way out. pass a bill. see if it can win a majority. >> shutdown stalemate. congressional leaders meet with president obama but lead no closer to a deal as more become affected by the lack of government. find out why the country's ability to fight the flu may be compromised. >> happening now. tropical storm karen could form within hours. a slow hurricane season so now is now picking up steam. we have the storm track. huge setback. a jury finding that a concert promoter is not liable in michael jackson's death. now his family is denied a huge payout. what happens now?
>> your "new day" starts now. good morning. welcome to "new day." it's thursday, october 3rd. 6:00 in the east and we are now in day three of a government shutdown. if there were any hope that the president finally meeting face-to-face with congressional leaders would jump-start negotiations, that hope was dashed when the leaders left and reached the microphones. we will tell you what they said and did not say. we will look at the growing effects of the shutdown. your health may now be at risk. not only because flu vaccine may slow but now food may not be inspected as thoroughly now. we will tell you why. new evidence in the dramatic qon frontation between the pack of bikers and family in an suv. we have seen the video leading up to the asaul but now we have photographs that show what happened after the video stopped. we will talk to one of the
bikers who was there. the first three days of obama care have been pretty rocky but has it gotten any better? dr. sanjay gupta is in a bus, fielding questions about people trying to sign up. he'll have a live report. here's the latest with the government shutdown. there are no compromises, no deals and, frankly, no surprises. let's bring in brianna keilar, kicking off our coverage live from the white house. leaders of both parties finally agreeing to meet with the president. they talk for an hour and what happens, brianna? good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning to you, chris. not a whole lot. that is the headline. senate republican leader mitch mcconnell called the meeting unproductive. sadly, that may be the one point where there was bipartisan agreement. for the first time since the government shut down, congressional leaders met face-to-face